Saudi Arabia currently ranks highest in the Government Strategy Index for Artificial Intelligence, outperforming over 60 global countries in the field.
The global classification for artificial intelligence includes more than 100 criteria distributed across seven indicators, including government strategy, research and development, competencies, infrastructure, operational environment and trade.
Saudi Arabia is the First in Artificial Intelligence
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia achieved first place in the government strategy index for artificial intelligence. It ranked 31st in the general total of indicators issued by Tortoise Intelligence.
It is known that Tortoise Intelligence is a global company that includes experts in the field of artificial intelligence from different parts of the world.
The Artificial Intelligence Scale’s Classification Criteria for Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was able to achieve 100% in the index criteria, including the presence of a dedicated and approved national strategy for artificial intelligence, the presence of a government agency dedicated to artificial intelligence, as well as allocating funding and budget for artificial intelligence, and setting and following up on national goals for artificial intelligence.
From an early period, Saudi Arabia showed great interest in artificial intelligence, as the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority was established under SDAIA.
Saudi SDAIA Authority for Artificial Intelligence
SDAIA leads the national direction for data and artificial intelligence, seeks to achieve the aspirations of Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s mandate, and works to achieve the goals of Saudi Vision 2030.
SDAIA Academy seeks to build, qualify, and empower national capabilities in data, artificial intelligence, and the basics that enable them.
In addition to preparing and implementing skills development programs and initiatives within the national strategy for data and artificial intelligence.
The National Strategy for Data and Artificial Intelligence was developed to unify efforts, implement national initiatives in these two fields, and make the most of them.